christof meile
Associate Professor
110G Marine Sciences Bldg
Office Phone:  (706) 542-6549
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Ph.D. 2003, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

M.Sc. 1999, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA

Dipl. Nat.wiss. 1996, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland

Research Emphasis:

Reactive-Transport Modeling and Biogeochemical Cycling 
bioturbation, microbial metabolism, in silico microbial models and upscaling, nutrient dynamics and human impacts at the land-ocean interface, salt marsh carbon and groundwater dynamics, iron cycling and redox oscillations, hydrothermal vents, oil spill impacts

Christof Meile's Selected Publications

Li L., Maher K., Navarre-Sitchler A., Druhan J., Meile C., others 20.  2016.  Expanding the Role of Reactive Transport Models in Earth Surface Processes. Earth-Science Reviews.
Meile C., Jones C..  2016.  A mathematical perspective on microbial processes in Earth’s biogeochemical cycles. Mathematical paradigms of climate science. 15:3-14.
Lowell RP, Houghton J, Farough A, Craft K, Larson B, Meile C.  2015.  Mathematical modeling of diffuse flow in seafloor hydrothermal systems: The potential extent of the subsurface biosphere at ocean ridges. Earth and Planetary Science Letters.
Dornhoffer T, Waldbusser G, Meile C.  2015.  A modeling study of lugworm irrigation behavior effects on sediment nitrogen cycling. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 534
Hoelker F, Vanni MJ, Kuiper JJ, Meile C, others 10.  2015.  Tube-dwelling invertebrates: tiny ecosystem engineers have large effects in lake ecosystems. Ecology Monographs.
Larson B, Houghton J, Lowell RP, Farough A, Meile C.  2015.  Subsurface conditions in hydrothermal vents inferred from diffuse flow composition, and models of reaction and transport. Earth and Planetary Science Letters.
Lai M-J, Meile C.  2015.  Scattered data interpolation with nonnegative preservation using bivariate splines and its application. Computer Aided Geometric Design. :-.
Tishchenko V, Meile C, Scherer MM, Pasakarnis TS, Thompson A.  2015.  Fe2+ catalyzed iron atom exchange and re-crystallization in a tropical soil. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 148:191-202.
Crespo-Medina M., Meile C.D., Hunter K.S., Diercks A.R., Asper V.L., Orphan V.J., Tavormina P.L., Nigro L.M., Battles J.J., Chanton J.P. et al..  2014.  The rise and fall of methanotrophy following a deepwater oil-well blowout. Nature Geoscience. 7:423-427.